Saturday, July 05 2014 by Editor
Parker, CO – July 3, 2014 - Consistency is crucial for success in the hunter ring, especially when the horses are required to jump several courses over multiple days. In a sea of many capable professional hunters, one particular bay gelding captured the judge’s eye
The Colorado Horse Park and Griffis Residential Present the Military and First Responders Appreciation Day July 19
Saturday, July 05 2014 by Editor
Parker, CO – July 3, 2014 - Colorado Horse Park’s Summer in the Rockies brings thousands of horses and riders to the Denver area over the course of its six-week run. This year the show is bigger than ever, with even larger numbers of competitors traveling from all over the United States to compete in show jumping and enjoy the ideal Colorado weather and the wonderful amenities of the Colorado Horse Park and surrounding areas.
Every rider dreams of open fields and large arenas and riding rings, but sometimes we have to make do with less. If you have access only to a small riding ring, there are still ways to make the most of the space.
Hey Y’all. SMU Equestrian would like to welcome Carol Gwin to the Hilltop.
If you’ve ever been on a runaway horse, you know how frightening that can be. And if you haven’t been on one yet, then we hope you never have that experience! True, out-of-control runaways are highly dangerous, and stopping them can be a challenge.
Several of the world’s leading showjumping nations will head to the All England Jumping Course this summer for the Longines Royal International Horse Show at Hickstead (29 July – 3 August), the official show of The British Horse Society. The Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™ (Friday) and the Longines King George V Gold Cup (Sunday) are the showpieces of Hickstead’s CHIO5* fixture, each having a prize fund of €200,000.
Gladstone, NJ – May 24, 2014 – The fifth day of the George H. Morris Gladstone Program saw an abundance of auditors line the stands at the USET Foundation Headquarters at Hamilton Farm for the Saturday mounted sessions. The sessions this morning reviewed the previous four days of instruction, summarizing position, release over fences and exercises using classical dressage.
Tuesday, May 20 th - The 2014 Atlanta Spring Challenge Horse show came to a close this past Sunday. The event in its 11 th year had its biggest turnout to date. The show again took place at the famed Georgia International Horse Park May 14 th -18 th home of the equestrian portion of the 1996 Olympic Games. JP Godard and his Equus Events team handled the managing duties. Gold sponsors of this year’s event included Fenwick Equestrian, Dietrich and Company Equine Insurance, The Tack Room, Reflections Farm, and DFG Stables. The Tack Room of Camden, SC presented this year’s daily continental breakfast throughout the event. Hospitality has always been a key element at the Atlanta Spring Challenge and this year was no exception. Exhibitors, trainers, and spectators alike were treated to daily ring hospitality, an ice cream party, as well as an exhibitor’s dinner Friday evening sponsored by the 2014 Hospitality Sponsors. This year’s sponsors were; Booth Parker, Black Ankle Farms, The Atlanta Hunt Club, DFG Stables, Finally Farm, Liz Tarumianz, The Meadow Hill Stables, Proof of the Pudding, Reflections Farm, The Tack Room, and The Marketplace. DFG Stables presented this year’s annual Preakness Party on Saturday evening and The Meadow Hill Farm and the Porath Family sponsored a farewell pizza party Sunday afternoon.
Kenny Continues Dream of a Week, Azcarraga Is Best In Winning Round at Spruce Meadows ‘National’ Tournament, Presented by ROLEX
Saturday, June 07 2014 by Editor
Calgary, AB, Canada – June 6, 2014 – Ireland’s Darragh Kenny continued a stellar week at the ‘National’ Tournament, presented by ROLEX, when he won the $35,000 Encana Cup 1.45m with Picolo.